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The Blue Note archive 8/24/10

Audio begins 3:06:00 pm. Needs start times and duration for SX playlist reporting  Go to full article

Ask the Station Call-in: defending NCPR in Lake Placid

NCPR station manager Ellen Rocco, news director Martha Foley, Adirondack news bureau chief Brian Mann, and station engineer Bob Sauter take listener calls about the threat to NCPR's Lake Placid transmitter from Albany-based WAMC Northeast Public Radio.  Go to full article
<i>Inlet Cabins</i> by Lynn Wood
Inlet Cabins by Lynn Wood

Kingston artist finds beauty in the ordinary

Artist Lynn Woods says most of her inspiration comes from streets, buildings, and storefronts in cities and small towns. Woods lives and paints in Kingston, NY. Her artwork includes urban scenes such as neglected houses, factories and empty streets. Some of it's on display this month at the Old Forge Library where Ellen Rocco met up with her recently. Lynn Woods has vacationed in the Adirondacks with her family for years.  Go to full article
The Shpiel in the NCPR studio, 9/20
The Shpiel in the NCPR studio, 9/20

Music for Katrina Aid: The Shpiel

Four Potsdam bands will headline a benefit dinner and concert at SUNY-Potsdam Friday night. Proceeds will go to victims of Hurricane Katrina. One of the bands, The Shpiel, joined Ellen Rocco in the studio during The Blue Note yesterday afternoon. We listen again.  Go to full article

Commentary: Free Speech

Defining free speech is tricky - in a media climate featuring Howard Stern and Janet Jackson. Ellen Rocco considers the slippery slope we're sliding on.  Go to full article

Commentary: Small is Beautiful

A convergence of news stories about big hamburgers and small farms got Station Manager Ellen Rocco thinking about connections and scale.  Go to full article

Ice Storm Memories: Universal and Personal

NCPR Station Manager Ellen Rocco remembers the storm on the one year anniversary.  Go to full article

Regional Writing Contest for Young and Adult Writers

Ellen Rocco talks with Nathalie Costa, Executive Director for the Adirondack Center for Writing about the first annual regional writing contest, sponsored by NCPR and the Adirondack Center for Writing.  Go to full article
Chris Lydon
Chris Lydon

Public Radio Talkshow host Christopher Lydon Visits NCPR

NCPR General Manager Ellen Rocco talks with Christopher Lydon, former host of The Connection, about his love of radio and future plans for a new talk show.  Go to full article
Photograph of Elisheva Elsa Binder (first from left) with friends.
Photograph of Elisheva Elsa Binder (first from left) with friends.

Elisheva Revisited

Three years after NCPR's production, Elisheva's Diary, Ellen Rocco speaks at length with Andrea Axt. In the years between the original program and this follow-up conversation, much more was learned about Elisheva.  Go to full article

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